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Obituary – Jeffery Allen Jones, Sr.

Jeffery Allen Jones, Sr., 61, passed away Sunday, Sept. 29, 2019, at Christopher’s Assisted Living in Holly Springs, Miss. 

Visitation will be Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2019, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Coleman Funeral Home. A memorial service will be held Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2019, at 10:30 a.m., also at Coleman Funeral Home. Interment will be at the Garden of Memories (295 Hwy. 7 North, Oxford, MS 38655). Father Joe Tonos will officiate. Coleman Funeral Home of Oxford is in charge of arrangements. 

Mr. Jones was born in Greenville, Miss. He was an avid outdoorsman that held a great love for hunting. Mr. Jones was known to be a very determined and strong-minded individual. He was an amazing gunsmith, and he enjoyed watching old western shows. However, he loved nothing more than spending time with his grandchildren. Mr. Jones was also a member of St. Johns Catholic Church.

Mr. Jones is survived by his wife, Libby Jones, of Oxford; one son, Jeffery Allen (Rochelle Lee)  Jones, Jr., of Champaign, Ill.; two daughters, Jennifer Marie Jones, of La Grange, KY, and Callie Elizabeth (Gary Wayne, Jr.) Jones-Daugherty, of Oxford; his mother, Yvonne Jones, of Lake Village, Ark.; two brothers, Timothy (Mary) Jones, of Loogootee, Ind., and Dale Jones, of Lake Village; 6 grandchildren; and 2 great-grandchildren.

Mr. Jones was preceded in death by his father, James A. Jones; and two brothers, David Jones and Lamar Jones.

Donations and memorials in honor of Mr. Jeffery Allen Jones, Sr., may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association (act.alz.org/donate).

Online condolences may be left on the Tribute Wall at www.colemanfuneralhome.com.